Trading Services

PSX provides full suite of trading services through KATS, KITS, and BATS. KATS is the Karachi Automated Trading System which facilitates trading for stock brokers. KiTS is the Karachi Internet Trading System which is an online system for trading. BATS is the Bonds Automated Trading System. BATS currently provides trading platform for corporate debt instruments (TFCs), and government debt securities.

Data Services & Vending

PSX Data Solutions provides the latest real-time and delayed market data feeds from the Pakistan Stock Exchange. Our data products include:

Includes all services of Data Feed Level 1 along with having an Order Book facilitation of top 10 Messages of Order Book (MBO) and top 10 records of Aggregated Order Book (MBP) as follows:

  • MBO: Transmits best 10 bid/ask rates and quantity.
  • MBP: Transmits top 10 messages of volumes grouped according to available price levels.

PSX is currently developing Level 2 Data Feed in line with internationally recognized standards, which will provide a market depth of up to 20 order book levels. The Level 2 feed will be rolled out shortly.

PSX currently provides End-of-Day summary data with details of daily key trading data for securities traded on the various trading counters of the Exchange. Trading data includes values such as opening price, closing price, high/low, and volume for each security.

PSX Data Solutions can provide historical market data from all past trading sessions. It can be used to back test investment strategies, and view the market from a historical perspective.

It is a centralized corporate announcement system for listed securities, called PUCARS. This system provides equal opportunity for investment to all the market participants by disseminating financial information to stakeholders on a real-time basis in a secure manner.

  • Local TV Channels display PSX ticker through live feeds from PSX System.
  • Data feed is provided to major (international) redistributors on real time basis. This is supported through FIX Protocols. Following are the data vending clients of PSX:
    • Mettis Global
    • Bloomberg L.P
    • Thomson Reuters Limited
    • SIX Financial Information Limited
    • Exchange Data International Limited
    • Interactive Data (Europe) Limited
    • Solactive AG
    • FactSet Research Systems Inc.
    • DirectFN Pvt. Limited
    • Finox Pvt. Limited
    • Allied Bank Limited
    • Tresmark (Pvt.) Limited
    • M3 Technologies Pakistan (Pvt.) Limited

SMS And IVR Service

The mobile Karachi Automated Trading System (mKATS) is the only official real-time mobile enabled stock service by the Exchange. With mKATS, an SMS and IVR based service allows you to access real-time data of the stock market at your convenience, both via text and audible message. To use mKATS, simply CALL 573 or SMS 9573 and stay updated.